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Overview of adj elusive

The adj elusive has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) elusive

(difficult to describe; "a haunting elusive odor")

2. (1) elusive

(skillful at eluding capture; "a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline)

3. elusive, subtle

(difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze; "his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change"; "a subtle difference"; "that elusive thing the soul")

4. baffling, elusive, knotty, problematic, problematical, tough

(making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe; "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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